As a remarried/blended family, you undoubtedly face unique challenges that you may not have expected and consequently weren't prepared to tackle. The level of complexity of a blended family dynamic can be overwhelming. These issues can frustrate your marriage, your parenting and your step-parenting. Fortunately, these challenges are common to blended families and you can learn a great deal from others who have overcome them.
To help you navigate the special issues you face, we've listed a number of recommended resources:
Visit www.smartstepfamilies.com and check out these books -
The Smart Step-Family - by Ron Deal
The Remarriage Checkup - by Ron Deal
(Note about the Remarriage Checkup: The online Couple Checkup mentioned in the book is the same one referred to on the RPC marriage website. You can get the instructions and use the RPC group code by clicking here.)
Video Series: "Step-Families- Bringing the Pieces to Peace" can be found at www.designingdynamicstepfamilies.com